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Joana Alves Dias, assistant researcher

Joana A. Dias is a nutritionist/registered dietitian from Portugal with a BSc in Nutrition and Food Sciences obtained in 2009 by the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Porto University. She then completed a Master’s degree in Medical Science with a major in Public Health in 2011, at Karolinska Institute, followed by her PhD degree in Nutritional Epidemiology by Medical Faculty at Lund University in 2017. Additionally, she recently completed a Master’s degree in Management at Lund University School of Economics and Management.

Links:

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4137-0932

https://www.linkedin.com/in/joanaadias/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joana_Dias2

Academic degree

PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, 2017. Thesis title: Diet and postmenopausal breast cancer – With a focus on low-grade inflammation.

MSc, Master with a major in Management, Lund University School of Economics and Management, 2018.

MPH, Master in Medical Sciences with a major in Public Health, Karolinska Institute, 2011.

BSc, Bachelor in Food and Nutrition Sciences (Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian), Porto University, Portugal, 2009.

Current position

Research Associate

Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Nutritional Epidemiology group. March 2017 – present.

Research interests

Her major interests comprise the investigation of the effect of diet in health. During her doctoral degree she focused on several aspects such as inflammation biomarkers, dietary factors and dietary patterns, and their association with postmenopausal breast cancer.
Nowadays her focus has expanded to include other lifestyle factors and cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

Ongoing projects

-Examining the associations between change in dietary habits and physical activity and weight change after a 5-year re-examination of the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort.

-Dietary patterns and outcomes: dietary inflammatory index and cardiovascular disease

-Associations between inflammation biomarkers and diet and health

 

 

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Joana Dias
E-mail: joana [dot] alves_dias [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Assistant researcher

Nutrition Epidemiology

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Lund University Diabetes Centre, CRC, SUS Malmö, Entrance 72, House 91:12. SE-205 02 Malmö. Telephone: +46 40 39 10 00